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HLTSS00066 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

National ID: HLTSS00066 State ID: AE115
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Learn how to protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

Learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures within organisations that include food handling in their operations. You will also learn how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks.

Participants will gain skills in:
  • Using personal protective equipment safely
  • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
  • Maintaining a clean work environment
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Infection control

This skill set has been developed specifically to get you job ready to safely manage infection control in the workplace. Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Entry Into Care Roles and the COVID-19 Direct Care skill sets is 18 years. For the other infection control skill sets, students must be 15 years of age or older.


This is a targeted skill set related to the Skills Ready program, which is aimed at rebuilding our local businesses and communities with free and reduced-price training. Other skill sets can be found on our Skill sets and short courses (opens in a new tab) page.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

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This course is currently undergoing scheduling to meet community demand. Course dates, locations and study modes will be available shortly. Please check back soon, complete the course enquiry form below or contact our Client Services Team for more information.

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